INF 385P 
Introduction to Usability 

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The student successfully completing this class will:

  1. understand and be able to explain the rudimentary aspects of how human beings take in and process information,
  2. know what the methods of usability engineering are and have experience with some of them,
  3. understand and be able to explain why software developers should NOT depend on their own intuitions for what is a usable design,
  4. be able to make the arguments for cost-justifying a user-centered design approach,
  5. have had exposure to a variety of usability labs,
  6. know how to carry out a usability evaluation and write a usability test plan and report.

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Last Updated: January 17, 2005